Event: Flash Flood Watch
Sender Name: NWS Blacksburg VA
Description: The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Carvins Cove Dam in northern Roanoke County.
* Until 8 AM EDT Friday
* Emergency officials reported that the dam at Spring Valley Lake
is handling the flow well, and water has dropped. Therefore, the
threat of dam failure has eased.
* Water is still about 2.5 feet over the spillway at Carvins Cove
Dam along Carvins Creek. Additional flow from the dam along
with more rainfall would cause flooding on Palm Dale Road and
Verndale Road in the Sun Valley subdivision and Route 743 near
the intersections with Plantation Road. There is no indication
that the integrity of the dam is compromised, and this watch is
Instruction: A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
Remember…TURN AROUND…DON’T DROWN!
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.
Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Area Description: Roanoke
Message Identifier: NWS-IDP-PROD-4226458-3568584
CAP MessageType: Update
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings